Chinese’s Penicillin – Healing Powers of Watercress – Soup Recipe

Chinese’s Penicillin – Healing Powers of Watercress – Soup RecipeChinese’s Penicillin –  Healing Powers of Watercress – Soup Recipe

When I was a kid, my mother used to make watercress soup two to three times a week. She claimed that this soup could help with anything that ails you, from the common cold to digestive issues, constipation, etc. Now that I have a family, I make this soup for ..Continue Reading

Gingerbread Bear with Chocolate Chip Cookies – Recipe

Gingerbread Bear with Chocolate Chip Cookies – RecipeGingerbread Bear with Chocolate Chip Cookies – Recipe

This is one of the Lui’s favorite Gingerbread cookie recipes.  The bonus is the added chocolate chips.  We found this recipe in the winter issue of 1990 Better Homes and Gardens. As part of the Lui family tradition, we made this recipe every year until the kids decided that they ..Continue Reading

Double Chocolate Gluten-Free Mousse Cake – Recipe

Double Chocolate Gluten-Free Mousse Cake – RecipeDouble Chocolate Gluten-Free Mousse Cake – Recipe

This cake is so wonderfully rich that many people can only eat slivers of it in one sitting. It is quick and easy to make, and has a dense cheese cake consistency. Be sure to leave enough time for it to cool down before serving. This cake is a great ..Continue Reading

Turkey Chili Recipe

Turkey Chili RecipeTurkey Chili Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 40 minutes Notes: Serves 6 In the Lui household we triple this recipe. The pot lasts approximately 2 days for 3 people. We serve the Chili with boiled hot dogs, steamed rice and a dollop of low fat sour cream. For a large crowd ..Continue Reading

Pumpkin Bread – Recipe

Pumpkin Bread – RecipePumpkin Bread – Recipe

I love making this bread. It’s easy and quick. These loaves make great holiday gifts. Wrap in plastic and tie a bow and you are ready to go. This recipe makes two loaves (one to eat now and one for the freezer). For people with food sensitivities, the recipe can ..Continue Reading

Fresh Asian Tomato Sauce Recipe

Fresh Asian Tomato Sauce RecipeFresh Asian Tomato Sauce Recipe

Got tomatoes? We have a wonderful recipe for you. This recipe is one of Helen Chin Lui’s favorite summer recipe. It is one of the recipes feature in her upcoming cookbook “Feed You Body & Feed Your Soul: Gluten Free Recipes for People Who Don’t Cook but Want to Cook ..Continue Reading

Szechuan Zucchini Noodles with Thai Ginger Steak

Szechuan Zucchini Noodles with Thai Ginger SteakSzechuan Zucchini Noodles with Thai Ginger Steak

I’m in love with my Spiralizer. Since it arrived in the mail on August 15th I have been spiralizing vegetables, zucchini, onion, and cucumbers. It is easy to use even if the directions are very clear. Here is a recipe I would like to try from the Spiralizer Cookbook Prep ..Continue Reading

Constipated? High Fiber Power Pudding Recipe to the Rescue

Constipated? High Fiber Power Pudding Recipe to the RescueConstipated? High Fiber Power Pudding Recipe to the Rescue

From my research I read that this is a very effective recipe to encourage moving content in the intestines. Give it a try. Don’t forget to drink plenty of water to help flush. Otherwise the content will turn in to a brick. Prep Time: 10 minutes, Cooking time: 0, Serves: ..Continue Reading

Summer Time Blueberry Pie with Sour Cream and Lemon Crust – Recipe

Summer Time Blueberry Pie with Sour Cream and Lemon Crust – RecipeSummer Time Blueberry Pie with Sour Cream and Lemon Crust – Recipe

The Lui family loves to make pies.  One of our favorites, Blueberry with Sour Cream and Lemon Peel Crust.  Due to the high fat content in this pie crust it can be a little fussy to make.  Once you master it, you will be making it again and again. The ..Continue Reading

Strawberry Lime Rickey on the Rocks – Recipe

Strawberry Lime Rickey on the Rocks – RecipeStrawberry Lime Rickey on the Rocks – Recipe

This is one of my favorite summer drinks and it is easy to make. It is refreshing and delicious. It brings a back a lot of summer memories when I was a kid. Ingredients: 8 oz of plain soda water 1/8 C of strawberry syrup or any favored syrup (adjust ..Continue Reading

Delectable Walnut Avocado Lime Pie Breakfast Smoothie

Delectable Walnut Avocado Lime Pie Breakfast SmoothieDelectable Walnut Avocado Lime Pie Breakfast Smoothie

Want to make a delicious smoothie? Just tried this one and it is a winner for sure! We used Manuka Honey in this recipe to make it extra sweet. Treat yourself to the taste of the tropics with this nutritious, filling breakfast smoothie. Heart-healthy walnuts chock-full of omega-3’s and fibre-rich avocadoes ..Continue Reading

Chocolate Mud Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free] Recipe

Chocolate Mud Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free] RecipeChocolate Mud Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free] Recipe

Oooh yeah, mud cake. Before going vegan, I loved Mud Cake! I would buy a cake every couple of weeks and have it as a dessert every single day and I never got tired of it. I was so happy the first time I made this cake and it tasted ..Continue Reading

Gluten Free Pizza Dough Recipe

Gluten Free Pizza Dough RecipeGluten Free Pizza Dough Recipe

This gluten-free pizza crust recipe can be rolled out, just like traditional wheat dough. You can make a thin crusted New York style pizza or thick crusted Chicago style, you decide. Then load it with your favorite toppings. Use this recipe for Homemade Gluten-Free Flour Blend or your favorite GF ..Continue Reading

Roasted Peaches, Puffed Quinoa and Papaya Cashew Cream Parfait [Vegan, Gluten-Free] Recipe

Roasted Peaches, Puffed Quinoa and Papaya Cashew Cream Parfait [Vegan, Gluten-Free] RecipeRoasted Peaches, Puffed Quinoa and Papaya Cashew Cream Parfait [Vegan, Gluten-Free] Recipe

If you like the combination of fruits, yogurt or cream and some crunchy granola then you will definitely like this Vegan parfait that is yogurt free. Usually parfaits are preferred for breakfast but I wanted to make dessert out of these along with some healthy food swaps. Serve chilled and ..Continue Reading

Vegetarian Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad (Gluten-free, Vegan) Recipe

Vegetarian Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad (Gluten-free, Vegan) RecipeVegetarian Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad (Gluten-free, Vegan) Recipe

A vegetarian tabbouleh (also spelled tabouleh or tabouli) salad, made with healthy, whole grain and high-protein quinoa. It’s really a two-in-one: you get a quinoa salad as well as a traditional Middle Eastern tabbouleh, and it’s vegetarian and vegan as well as gluten-free. Like cooking with quinoa? I know I ..Continue Reading

Chili Lime Lentil Tacos With Spicy Grilled Pineapple Salsa [Vegan] Recipe

Chili Lime Lentil Tacos With Spicy Grilled Pineapple Salsa [Vegan] RecipeChili Lime Lentil Tacos With Spicy Grilled Pineapple Salsa [Vegan] Recipe

Who ISN’T a fan of tacos? I mean really. I have yet to meet anyone who doesn’t like the tacos. You can literally make tacos a bajillion different ways numerous toppings and sauces. The possibilities are ridiculous. These tacos were awesome on their own but you had some vegan sour ..Continue Reading

Red, White, And Blueberry: A Raw Cheesecake Recipe Perfect For The Fourth

Red, White, And Blueberry: A Raw Cheesecake Recipe Perfect For The FourthRed, White, And Blueberry: A Raw Cheesecake Recipe Perfect For The Fourth

We’ve got so many food and nutrition masterminds at our disposal that we can’t help but want to know all the things, all the time. Sometimes that means a killer recipe they share gets eclipsed by all the incredible tips, tricks, and insight a pro may h…

4th of July Sweet and Spicy and Dry Rub for Your Ribs Recipe

4th of July Sweet and Spicy and Dry Rub for Your Ribs Recipe4th of July Sweet and Spicy and Dry Rub for Your Ribs Recipe

Do you and your family enjoy good BBQ meats? We have included a dry rub and sweet and spicy favor BBQ sauce for your next cook out. The sauce is absolutely delicious. It is tangy and sweet at the same time. The extra kick is the curry powder and the ..Continue Reading